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EtymologyEdit

From Latin flamma, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlē- (to shimmer, gleam, shine). Compare French flamme, Portuguese chama, Spanish llama.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjam.ma/, [ˈfjämmä]
  • Stress: fiàmma
  • Hyphenation: fiam‧ma

NounEdit

fiamma f (plural fiamme)

  1. flame (fire also figurative, lover)
    la fiamma della libertàthe flame of freedom
  2. pennant, pennon (nautical)
  3. flash (military)

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